Where Longshore deviates from the script is the actual relationship that develops between Mary and Fitz. Those girls went through so much together and their relationships were tested often. This book is exactly why I love historical fiction. So I spend the entire day as if on stage. I first fell in love with the Tudor era after watching The Tudors series on Showtime.
But that is easier said than done, as both of them start to fall head over heels for each other. While she's a supporting character in Brazen Longshore continues to deliver an amazingly well thought out representation that challenges all of my preconceptions. Thousands of professionals use the previous editions of The Longshore Textbook. Mary and Fitz married very young so I understand the author's intention of building on their romance and taking it slow but it took them a whole year to actually kiss. You know Henry FitzRoy dies young, and yet you pray for history to rewrite itself because he and Mary are 4ever, goddamn it.
Note: This is just the standalone book. Mary never stood a chance, and all she had was luck at her side. Mary Howard is only a d I am so happy to be alive today. What made these novels so strong and good was the women they were written about. If you want to read about an obscure person in history who was really a minor figure at best in the whole Tudor cycle you might want to read Brazen, otherwise skip.
Katherine Longshore's Brazen is a delicious historical novel that fans of historical fiction as well as the Tudors will devour. Interest and Penalties Peter D. You know Anne as a person and her death affects you because you know her. Usually I don't lean towards these kinds of reads but learning about Mary Fitzroy was worth the time you put into it. Legal decisions, statutes, and regulations are liberally cited throughout. The sixth edition of The Longshore Textbookcontains the full text of the Longshore Act, and the applicable portions of the Code of Federal Regulations-to-date as well as analyses of current court decisions and has been expanded with new and revised chapters, making it a must for your reference library.
The plot, for what I'd say constitutes as much of the novel, is primarily the romance between Mary and Fitz, until things pick up in the second half during which things get intense and deliciously scandalous. Your results will vary depending on several factors, including the condition of the book and the advertised price at the time of sale. Calculation of the Average Weekly Wage Under the Defense Base Act Monica F. Is it the charm, the chivalry, the forbidden fruit of it all? Confidentiality Model Standards of Conduct Sec. You not only get romance, but you also get Tudor intrigue and women thinking ahead of their time which is the best. So, what is the one problem? Or it could have been, had Mary done as he'd asked and gone against the King's wishes.
Plus the second half of the novel is ridiculously good and scandalous. However, I flew through the book, despite its impressive length, and generally enjoyed myself. Brazen is a daunting novel, spanning at over 500 pages with multiple relationships and lots of similar names and confusing family trees. I am so happy to be alive today. Experts in law, medicine and administration present an easy-to-read explanation of the Longshore Act. Pick up the biggest book on my shelf.
Her girlfriends are interesting young women in their own right and watching the three of them play off and learn from each other was awesome. They forgive each other and stick with each other. I'm just becoming less and less enthused with this particular trope. Her development over the course of the novel is marked and profound. The only major flaw that stuck out to me was the dramatization of mostly everything.
Thousands of professionals use the previous editions of The Longshore Textbook. The writing was so enthralling and moving. The story of Madge and the king is, of course, an all too common one of a man in power using that power to get a much younger woman Madge is borderline a girl, she's like fifteen? Lodge themselves in your mind. In my opinion, Brazen is her best novel by far. To say that I have been waiting impatiently for this book to get into my grubby little hands would probably be an understatement. You do not want to miss your chance to be a part of this. Reading this also made me really curious about her actual life, considering the few things we know about her make her out as an u Can I just say that Katherine Lonshore is amazing? Mary Howard, a cousin to Anne Boleyn, is married off to the King's illegitimate son Henry Fitzroy.